National City Directors

Sweetwater Authority


In 1977, as a result of a public initiative, South Bay Irrigation District and National City formed a joint powers public water agency, named Sweetwater Authority. Sweetwater Authority manages and operates the water system, providing water to National City, western portions of Chula Vista and Bonita, California.

Board of Directors


Sweetwater Authority's governing board, or board of directors, is composed of 7 members. 5 directors are elected by division by the citizens of the South Bay Irrigation District. 2 directors are appointed by the Mayor of National City, subject to City Council confirmation.
  1. Ron Morrison

    Ron Morrison

    Ron Morrison is a National City Director representing National City on Sweetwater Authority Governing Board since 2004.

  2. Jess Van Deventer

    Jess Van Deventer

    National City Director Jess Van Deventer has been representing National City on Sweetwater Authority's Board since May 2011.